Mr. Scinta’s practice is limited to personal injury cases on behalf of injured individuals, families, and groups. He has obtained multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements in all facets of personal injury including Construction Injury, Auto Injury, Premises Injury and Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect. Mr. Scinta has also been recognized for having obtained one of the largest nursing home negligence verdicts in New York State. Mr. Scinta also has obtained two of the very difficult punitive damages verdicts in the State of New York. He has taken to trial several hundred cases over the course of his career. Mr. Scinta has also commenced and is handling various class actions on behalf of injured victims.
Mr. Scinta has obtained notable results and he has been invited to join the Million Dollar Advocates Forum, an organization that includes many of the top trial lawyers in the United States and is limited to trial attorneys who have achieved million and multi-million-dollar verdicts and settlements. In addition, Mr. Scinta has been selected as one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by the National Trial Lawyers Organization and has been invited to join Super Lawyers based upon his superior qualifications, trial results, and leadership as a trial lawyer. In addition, he has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America for his achievements in personal injury law.
Mr. Scinta has been asked to lecture both locally and nationally to fellow attorneys and other organizations on many topics, including auto injury cases, construction injury cases, nursing home neglect, and trial techniques. Mr. Scinta received exceptional reviews from attorneys across New York State for his presentations on behalf of the New York State Trial Lawyers Academy. He has also authored materials for use by other attorneys in their practices, and pleadings he has authored are being published by a national publisher for use by other attorneys across the country. In addition to New York State, Mr. Scinta is also licensed to practice law in the State of Pennsylvania, and he has assisted other attorneys around the country with personal injury cases.
Mr. Scinta is a Past President and current board member of the New York State Trial Lawyers Association (WRA). He has been appointed to serve on the New York State Trial Lawyer’s Executive Committee and was recently elected as board member of the Western New York Trial Lawyers’ Association by a vote of its members. Mr. Scinta is a founding member and has been President of the New York State Nursing Home Litigation Group.
Mr. Scinta is a member of the American Association of Justice, the New York State Bar Association, the Erie County Bar Association, and the Niagara County Bar Association.
Mr. Scinta graduated from college and law school with distinction. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Buffalo Law School. He also has a degree in Health Care Administration from Fredonia College-SUNY (cum laude).